Imagine this: C sues D1 and negotiates a confidential settlement. C then sues D2 who instructs D1’s solicitors, who know the deal and who are at risk of passing this information to D2. Can C do anything about this? The Court of Appeal last week addressed this problem in Glencairn IP Holdings Ltd v Product Specialities Inc (t/a ‘Final Touch’)  EWCA Civ 609.
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